By the blueline these two combatants are ready to go. They start off wrestling, and each exchange a weak punch. Eager switches from right to uppercut about three times and continues to throw rights. Rupp begins to make a comeback and throws four or five punches at Eager, few connecting. Now they're just out at arms length waiting for the other to throw a punch. Eager shakes Rupp and they tumble to the ice. Eager throws a punch at Rupp while Rupp is on the ice. They linesmen hurry in a break up the fight.